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in equity prices on the prospects of a fiscal cliff aversion, energy and technology. technology is down double digits. energy fell off as oil prices fell down to the mid-80s, somewhat toward an uptick. >> gentlemen, thank you all. arthur, good to see you on set with us. >> thank you very much. >> thank you for joining us today. we call this fiscal cliff investing. bertha coombs joins us with the potential winners and losers in how investors can play all this with a fiscal cliff portfolio. >> and they've been doing it already. if the president and congress fail to reach a deal on the fiscal cliff the expectation is that stocks will be the big loser. defense stocks in particular with a prospect of massive budget cuts starting january 1st. now, they've been hard hit since the election, turning around a bit today. cnbc looked at a portfolio of etfs that correlate with the moves in the market on the fear of hitting fiscal cliffs in particular sectors, including etfs that short stocks, negative bets on the market, like the ultrashort s&p eft. down all year, its been a gainer since the electio
this is a much longer term story. they have data. they have technology. they have reach. >> so how come the stock has lost so much of its value i understand the ipo then? >> the valuation was always an issue here. part of the lockup expiring reminds us of the valuation play. it's still $48 billion for a company with $5 billion in revenue. so the sale of the century, this most certainly isn't. part of what we're seeing is rotation out of the big three, out of amazon, apple, and google. some of the tech money is looking for a place. there's a decent number of people out there who like the upside to downside ratio in facebook. all that being said, mobile is important for them. we're yet to see them monetize outside. they have to do that to grow into any kind of valuation above of $26. we have another big problem in mobile here which is about 50% of the click throughs where they're making their money turn out to be errors. they're accidents based on big fingers on small surfaces. >> facebook is still one of the top if not the top water cooler stocks to talk about in 2012. we just proved it once again
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